pimply

[ pim-plee ]
/ ˈpɪm pli /

adjective, pim·pli·er, pim·pli·est.

having many pimples.
Also pim·pled [pim-puh ld] /ˈpɪm pəld/.

Origin of pimply

First recorded in 1740–50; pimple + -y1
Related formsun·pim·pled, adjective
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Word Origin and History for pimply

pimply


adj.

1748, from pimple (n.) + -y (2). Related: Pimpliness.

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